The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 731 656 707
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 198 227 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 161 124 160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115310 106336 118647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93548 88465 101690
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -71 175 £45,000 -5.26% 5
London -57 72 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East +4 56 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire +15 25 £49,000 +22.50%
East of England 0 20 £45,000 +20.80% 1
Reading +5 16 £49,000 -2.00%
Bedfordshire -3 12 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Surrey +4 11 £47,500 +7.95%
North West 0 11 £43,500 +16.00%
City of London -13 11 £54,000 +8.00%
Kent -17 11 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Cheshire - 10 £40,000 -
Warrington - 10 £40,000 -
Wales - 10 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -6 8 £54,500 +3.80%
Hertfordshire - 8 £45,000 -
Hampshire +1 5 £42,500 +10.38%
Yorkshire -46 5 £45,000 -
Luton - 5 £42,500 -
Solihull - 4 £41,500 -
South Wales - 4 £45,000 - 1
South West -21 3 £46,250 +2.77% 1
West Yorkshire -48 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Leeds -49 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Leatherhead - 3 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £56,500 -
Wrexham - 3 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £56,500 -
North Wales - 3 £42,500 - 1
Belfast +15 2 £45,000 +2.85%

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 306 (88.44%) Network Security
2 301 (86.99%) Cisco
3 298 (86.13%) Firewall
4 224 (64.74%) CheckPoint
5 216 (62.43%) Cisco Certification
6 156 (45.09%) CCNP
7 149 (43.06%) Juniper
8 116 (33.53%) VPN
8 116 (33.53%) Cisco ASA
9 107 (30.92%) CCNA
10 99 (28.61%) WAN
11 97 (28.03%) LAN
12 95 (27.46%) BGP
13 91 (26.30%) OSPF
14 66 (19.08%) MPLS
14 66 (19.08%) Windows
14 66 (19.08%) Linux
15 65 (18.79%) F5
16 64 (18.50%) CCSA
17 60 (17.34%) Security Cleared
17 60 (17.34%) SSL
18 52 (15.03%) TCP/IP
19 50 (14.45%) DNS
20 49 (14.16%) Wireless
21 46 (13.29%) Telecoms
22 43 (12.43%) CISSP
23 42 (12.14%) CCIE
24 41 (11.85%) EIGRP
24 41 (11.85%) Blue Coat
25 40 (11.56%) Cisco IOS

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.65%) IIS
2 19 (5.49%) Apache
3 8 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.34%) MS Office
3 9 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
2 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 306 (88.44%) Network Security
2 298 (86.13%) Firewall
3 116 (33.53%) Cisco ASA
3 116 (33.53%) VPN
4 99 (28.61%) WAN
5 97 (28.03%) LAN
6 95 (27.46%) BGP
7 91 (26.30%) OSPF
8 66 (19.08%) MPLS
9 60 (17.34%) SSL
10 52 (15.03%) TCP/IP
11 50 (14.45%) DNS
12 49 (14.16%) Wireless
13 41 (11.85%) EIGRP
14 40 (11.56%) Cisco IOS
15 36 (10.40%) IPsec
16 35 (10.12%) Junos
16 35 (10.12%) Internet
17 32 (9.25%) Cisco PIX
18 28 (8.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.20%) MySQL
2 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 46 (13.29%) Telecoms
2 39 (11.27%) Finance
3 19 (5.49%) Retail
4 7 (2.02%) Banking
5 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.87%) Billing
6 2 (0.58%) Publishing
6 2 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.31%) SOAP
2 4 (1.16%) .NET
3 2 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.29%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.78%) SecurID
2 14 (4.05%) CESG
3 10 (2.89%) Hedge funds
3 10 (2.89%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.31%) Web 2.0
5 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.87%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.58%) PKI
8 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.29%) Open Source
8 1 (0.29%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (19.08%) Windows
1 66 (19.08%) Linux
2 21 (6.07%) UNIX
3 10 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.87%) CentOS
5 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) NetWare
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (10.69%) Capacity Management
2 36 (10.40%) Network Management
3 31 (8.96%) ITIL
4 30 (8.67%) Load Balancing
5 25 (7.23%) Service Management
6 23 (6.65%) SIEM
7 22 (6.36%) Information Security
8 18 (5.20%) Change Management
9 17 (4.91%) Network Design
10 15 (4.34%) Cyber Security
11 11 (3.18%) Change Control
11 11 (3.18%) Security Management
11 11 (3.18%) Security Testing
12 10 (2.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (2.60%) Validation
13 9 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (2.31%) Network Architecture
15 6 (1.73%) Problem Management
15 6 (1.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.51%) SQL
2 13 (3.76%) Bash Shell
3 12 (3.47%) Python
4 11 (3.18%) Java
5 9 (2.60%) Perl
6 7 (2.02%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.87%) C
8 1 (0.29%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 216 (62.43%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (45.09%) CCNP
3 107 (30.92%) CCNA
4 64 (18.50%) CCSA
5 60 (17.34%) Security Cleared
6 43 (12.43%) CISSP
7 42 (12.14%) CCIE
8 36 (10.40%) CCSE
9 33 (9.54%) SC Cleared
10 30 (8.67%) CCSP
11 28 (8.09%) JNCIA
12 20 (5.78%) Degree
13 17 (4.91%) JNCIS
14 14 (4.05%) MCSE
14 14 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (2.89%) RHCE
15 10 (2.89%) DV Cleared
16 9 (2.60%) CCDA
17 8 (2.31%) CCDP
18 6 (1.73%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.34%) vSphere
3 10 (2.89%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.87%) Snort
6 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) Nmap
7 1 (0.29%) Squid
7 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (8.09%) Nessus
2 10 (2.89%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (2.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.31%) HP NNM
4 7 (2.02%) OpenView
5 3 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.58%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Netcool
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 301 (86.99%) Cisco
2 224 (64.74%) CheckPoint
3 149 (43.06%) Juniper
4 65 (18.79%) F5
5 41 (11.85%) Blue Coat
6 39 (11.27%) Microsoft
7 32 (9.25%) Oracle
8 23 (6.65%) Fortinet
9 22 (6.36%) SolarWinds
10 21 (6.07%) HP
11 17 (4.91%) Websense
11 17 (4.91%) Q1 Labs
12 16 (4.62%) Nokia
12 16 (4.62%) McAfee
13 14 (4.05%) Brocade
13 14 (4.05%) Citrix
14 13 (3.76%) Fujitsu
15 12 (3.47%) VMware
15 12 (3.47%) Aruba
16 10 (2.89%) Barracuda Networks
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